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Dr. Shahida Wizarat

Dr. Shahida Wizarat

Dean CESD, Head of Economics Department, Director Research, and Chief Editor PBR

She is a Director Research, Chief Editor PBR, HOD Economics, an independent economist and has been involved in research, teaching and administration. Her areas of interest are industrial economics focusing on industrial productivity, its determinants; concentration and profitability; development economic issues; economic policies; debt and its management. She is the author of forty five research papers and articles published in journals of international repute in Pakistan and abroad. She has organized, attended and read papers at several international and national conferences.

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Dr. Nadia Ayub Ali

Dr. Nadia Ayub Ali

Associate Professor and Head of Business Psychology Department

She earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology from the University of Karachi, Pakistan. She is HEC approved PhD Supervisor and supervising number of MPhil & PhD thesis at IoBM. Her research focuses on social problems, adolescents, organizational issues, personality, family and marriages, and Psychometrics. She has published more than 20 journal articles, presented research papers at Harvard University in 2012 & 2013 and around the world, served on the editorial boards of International Journal of Psychological Studies, European Journal of Business & Social Sciences, Journal of Pakistan Psychological Association, Universal Research Journal, and Pakistan Business Review. 

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Dr. Leenah Ãskaree

Dr. Leenah Ãskaree

Associate Professor, Business Psychology Department

She is a psychologist with vast academic and professional experience of behavioral, organizational, clinical and business psychology spanning over 18 years. She holds a PhD in Psychology from the University of Karachi and was awarded gold medals both in MSc Psychology and Post Magistral Diploma in Clinical Psychology from the University of Karachi. She is a recipient of ‘Star Laureate Award’ in 2006 from ‘Who’s Who in Pakistan’. She has introduced the latest ‘Attitudinize Psychotherapy’ recognized internationally through paper presentations at conferences and research publications. She is also the co-editor of “Handbook of Counseling and Psychotherapy in an International Context”.

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Dr. Syed Shameem Ejaz

Dr. Syed Shameem Ejaz

Assistant Professor, Business Psychology Department

Dr. Syed Shameem Ejaz is a PhD in Psychology. He has been practicing Psychology for more than 18 years as psychotherapist, researcher, and educator in and outside Pakistan. He was the only member of QRCA-USA from Pakistan in 90’s. He wrote books on research writing and diversity. Dr. Ejaz is a professional software designer; it defines his personal research interest well i.e., artificial intelligence and emotional machines. He has designed several psychological and analytical software. He likes to write about person–environment integration, issues, and reform.

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Tehzeeb Sakina Amir

Tehzeeb Sakina Amir

Senior Lecturer, Business Psychology Department

She holds MPhil degree in Organizational Psychology from University of Karachi. She has worked as a visiting faculty member in one of the private universities of Karachi for six years. In addition to this, she has almost ten years corporate working experience in the fields of Human Resource Management and Marketing/Advertising in various organizations.

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Falak Zehra Mohsin

Falak Zehra Mohsin

Senior Lecturer, Business Psychology Department

She holds a MPhil degree in Organizational Psychology from the Institute of Business Management. She has previously worked as visiting faculty in one of the private universities of Karachi. Her research interests focus on areas such as Psychometric Testing, Social Psychology, Family, Marriages and Relationship dynamics, Educational Psychology, Personality, Gender Roles, Gender Perspective, Interpersonal Psychology, Socio-Cultural Psychology, and Media Psychology. Her research has been published internationally as well in the Japanese Psychological Research. 

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Dr. Talat A. Wizarat

Dr. Talat A. Wizarat

Professor and HoD, Center for Policy and Area Studies Department

Dr. Talat A. Wizarat holds PhD Degree from University of Karachi and Master’s in Government and International Studies from the University of South Carolina where she went on Fulbright Hayes Scholarship 1977 – 78 her first Masters in International Relations is from the University of Karachi. She served as Professor at the Department of International Relations at KU and at the Department of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts at IBA Karachi. Dr. Wizarat has been part of several track-II channels including Nimrana Dialogue of which she was a regular member for several years She has contributed over thirty research articles to renowned journals, has also contributed chapters to books and edited two books on Middle East and South Asia.

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talat.wizarat@iobm.edu.pk

Urfi Khalid

Urfi Khalid

Senior Fellow, Center for Policy and Area Studies Department

She holds MA in Physical and Political Geography from the University of Punjab, Lahore. Prior to her current assignment, she was associated with Institute of Business Management as visiting faculty since 1997. She was teaching at various levels in international institutions in the Middle East before joining IoBM. Her research focus is on gender issues in the economic development of Pakistan. Her research paper has been published in Pakistan Business Review, April 2011. 

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Muhammad Ajaz Rasheed

Muhammad Ajaz Rasheed

Assistant Professor, Economics Department

He earned his MPhil in Economics from the Institute of Business Management, an MAS (Applied Economics) from Applied Economics Research Center (University of Karachi) and MSc (Statistics) from the University of Karachi. He has 20 years professional and teaching experience in the area of Statistics, Economics and Computer Science. He has taught at the University of Karachi and University of Balochistan. He has worked with Social Policy and Development Center as a researcher. His research primarily focuses on Macro-Economic Modeling and Monetary Economics. He has published research papers in national and international journals. 

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Mirza Aqeel Baig

Mirza Aqeel Baig

Assistant Professor, Economics Department

He has a MPhil in Economics from the Institute of Business Management, MAS in Applied Economics from AERC, University of Karachi and a Masters degree in International Relations. He has over ten years teaching experience at various business institutions. His research interests are in the areas of Monetary Economics and Macro Economics. His research papers have been published in PBR and journals of the Statistics Department of the University of Karachi. He has also contributed papers in the Sindh Economic Survey and the 2nd international Sindh Conference at IoBM. Currently he is pursuing PhD at IoBM.

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Dr. Ghazala Aleem

Dr. Ghazala Aleem

Assistant Professor, Center for Policy and Area Studies Department

Dr. Ghazala Aleem PhD in Islamic Studies from Karachi University, is a certified Arabic teacher and has completed Masters in Islamic Studies and Arabic, and B.Ed from Karachi University and DHMS in Homeopathic Medical System. She has also worked as faculty of medicine at Hamdard University. In addition, she has taught at several other places before joining IoBM. Moreover, she has also worked as a freelance journalist with Daily Jang and other magazines.

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ghazala.aleem@iobm.edu.pk

 

 

Dr. Shujaat Abbas

Dr. Shujaat Abbas

Assistant Professor, Economics Department

Dr. Shujaat Abbas is an economist with expertise in International Economic and Development Issues, especially related to developing countries. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Economics from the University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan. He also holds MBA-Finance and BBA-H degree from Federal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences, and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan. He has teaching experience at the University of Karachi. Currently, he is associated with the Institute of Business Management, Karachi, Pakistan as an assistant professor economics.

He has published various research articles on reputed national and international refereed Journals, and his research aim’s to explore and address international economic and development issues of developing and least developed economies.

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Abdul Jabbar Kasim

Abdul Jabbar Kasim

Senior Fellow, Commerce and Professional Studies Department

He brings a rich blend of corporate, professional and academic experience. Besides heading listed leasing companies as a CEO and member board has taken seats as nominee director on various Corporate Boards. He obtained his B.Com from University of Karachi and went to IBA Karachi to earn his BBA (Hons) and MBA degrees.His major experience is in non-banking financial companies. He has been consultant on Corporate Governance Rating for JCR-VIS and conducted various programmes on Corporate Governance and Best Business Practices for Listed Companies. His main emphasis during the last several years is on Corporate Governance and Best Business Practices and Corporate Affairs.  His articles on the said subject appear in the Daily Dawn and Business Recorder. He joined IoBM as a full time faculty in 2011.

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Ch. Sohail Ahmed

Ch. Sohail Ahmed

Senior Lecturer, Economics Department

He holds an MSc (Statistics) from KU, MPA from IBA, and MAS (Economics) from Applied Economics Research Center, Karachi. He also holds PGD (Computer Science) from the University of Karachi. His research primarily focuses on International Trade and Econometrics. He is pursuing his MPhil Degree in the area of International Trade. He has served for 18 years of at various public and private academic institutions.

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Irfan Lal

Irfan Lal

Senior Lecturer, Economics Department

He is currently enrolled in MPhil Program at IoBM. He has done MAS from Applied Economics Research Centre, University of Karachi and Master’s in Economics from University of Karachi.

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M. Rashid Jamil

M. Rashid Jamil

Senior Fellow, Commercial and Professional studies Department

M. Rashid Jamil did his MBA from the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi, in 1975. He has almost thirty years of experience in international aviation financial management. He was permanently posted as Finance Manager at Manila the Philippines. Has traveled widely concerning official assignments in Europe, America and Asia. Besides educational qualifications, he holds a Diploma in Cargo Proration from Geneva, Switzerland. In addition to aviation finance is experienced in financial analysis of different projects in public and private sectors. He has been teaching several courses in airline finance and accounting and has been a visiting faculty at IoBM since 2015,

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Sartaj Qasim

Sartaj Qasim

Assistant Professor, Commerce and Professional Studies Department

He did his MBA from the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi, in 1979 and FCMA from U.K. in 1992. He has over thirty years of experience in international aviation financial management. He has been posted in the Netherlands and Saudi Arabia and visited several countries in Europe, America and Asia on official assignments. In addition to his academic qualifications, he holds several airline industry qualifications from IATA including the IATA/ UFTAA International Travel Consultant Diploma. 

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Muhammad Zubair

Muhammad Zubair

Lecturer, Economics Department

He holds a Master degree in Economics & Finance from the University of Karachi. He has also secured his post graduate diploma in Economics & Finance and B.A (HONS) with Economics and statistics from University of Karachi. He is also enrolled in MPhil in IoBM. He has experience of 4 years of Broadcasting with Radio Pakistan in the capacity of Business anchor and reporter covering economic policy and stock market, etc. He is contributing regularly on economic issues in a renowned newspaper, Express Tribune for two years.

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Sabeen Anwar

Sabeen Anwar

Lecturer, Economics Department

She holds MAS (Applied Economics) from Applied Economics Research Center (University of Karachi) and MSc (Hons) from the University of Karachi. She has four international publications. Her MPhil (Economics) is in progress from IoBM.

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Sadia Mansoor

Sadia Mansoor

Lecturer, Economics Department

She holds MAS Economics from the Applied Economics Research Center (AERC) and M.Sc Economics from the Quaid e Azam University(QAU), Islamabad. She has been working with IOBM for last one and a half year. Also has experience of two years working as lecturer and Economist in different Private academic Institutions.  Sadia Mansoor is currently doing her M.S Economics from IOBM and her area of interest and research is Financial Economics. She did her M.Sc thesis on “Determinants of Suicide in Pakistan” under the supervision of Dr. Eatzaz Ahmad (Professor, QAU) which had been ever first empirical study in Pakistan on the finding determinants of Suicide in Pakistan.

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Zia Ullah

Zia Ullah

Lecturer, Economics Department

He holds Masters in Applied Sciences (MAS Economics) from the Applied Economics Research Center University of Karachi. MSc in Economics from Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad. His research areas include International Economics and Macroeconomics.

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Shayaan A.S. Essa

Senior Lecturer, & Legal adviser, Commerce and Professional Studies Department

Shayaan Essa is an English qualified barrister called to Lincoln’s Inn, with experience advising in corporate and commercial legal matters in the UAE and Pakistan.  He recently advised a UAE energy corporation in a matter of claims made by a subsidiary of one of the world’s seven major oil and gas companies valuing approximately US$ 1,000,000 for losses at a gas terminal. In 2015 he advised a shipping and maritime company listed on the Dubai Financial Market in the matter of a non-exclusive agency agreement as well as a Saudi Arabian group on a multi-million dollar claim against a US real estate giant. His experience in Pakistan includes assisting Mr. Khalid Anwer, senior partner and former Federal Minister for Law for Pakistan in matters of constitutional importance in the superior courts of Pakistan and acting for clients in a broad range of areas including capital markets, corporate governance, textiles, cement and environment. He is currently legal adviser to IoBM and senior lecturer for law at the institute.

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Qazi Muhammad Adnan Hye

Qazi Muhammad Adnan Hye

Research Fellow, Economics Department

Qazi Muhammad Adnan Hye has MPhil (Economics) from Applied Economics Research Centre (AERC), University of Karachi. He also has MAS (Economics) from AERC and Master in Economics from Islamia University of Bahawalpur. He has 34 publications to his credit out of which 31 are international and 3 are local publications.

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Dr. Nasreen Hussain

Dr. Nasreen Hussain

Senior Fellow / Professor and Head of Education Department

She holds PhD in Education. She has 34 years of diverse teaching, research, and national as well as international consultancy experience. She also holds the position of the Editor in Chief for the Journal of Education and Educational Development (JoEED), which is published biannually by the Department of Education. In addition, Dr. Hussain has edited books as well as written academic articles, book chapters and has received British Council, Hornby Trust, USIS, USAID, HEC and AKU awards to pursue her academic and research projects. She is also the External Moderator for the University of Cambridge. Her interest is in educational research methods with a special focus on qualitative research, continuing professional development, curriculum design, and material development.

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Dr. Muhammad Abid Ali

Dr. Muhammad Abid Ali

Assistant Professor, Department of Education

He earned his doctorate in Education Administration from International Islamic University Malaysia, and MBA in Human Resource Management and Finance from Pakistan Institute of Management. He has 30 years of administrative experience at higher management levels and is a qualified lead auditor, ISO quality systems. Dr. Ali is an initiator and founder member of two educational research institutes and is actively pursuing the cause of education reforms at different platforms. His areas of specialization are designing and development of education on Iqbal’s educational thought and philosophy.

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Sarwat Nauman

Sarwat Nauman

Assistant Professor, Department of Education

She holds an MA in English Literature from the University of Karachi. She has successfully completed her MPhil in Education and is a PhD scholar at IoBM. She has teaching experience of 13 years and has been associated with Greenwich University and Defence Authority College for Women. She also holds the position of the Associate Editor for the Journal of Education and Educational Development (JoEED) which is published biannually by Department of Education.

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Samer Iqbal

Samer Iqbal

Junior Lecturer, Department of Education

She is also Coordinator, Journal of Education and Educational Development (JoEED), in the Education Department, IoBM. She earned MBA in Educational Management from IoBM and Masters from the University of Karachi. She is currently pursuing MPhil in Education from IoBM. Ms Iqbal has been involved with different educational projects, especially with the British Council and Intel Education Program as a master trainer. She has been awarded Intel Education Award and secured 2nd position in overall Sindh. She has been awarded as the Best Teacher, Best Coordinator and the Most Active Teacher in different educational settings. She has research interests in ICT in education, marketing education services, and management

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Asad Shahzad

Asad Shahzad

Assistant Professor, Islamic Studies / Philosophy Unit Department

He has earned his MA in English Literature from the University of Karachi and MPhil from IoBM. He has received intensive training from SPELT under Cambridge University. He has taught at several educational institutions before joining IoBM. He writes for different newspapers on religious, political and social issues. He has presented several papers at national conferences on the topics of Unique Equilibrium of Free-Will and Determinism in Rumi’s writings and “The Impact of Fantastic Advertisement of Consumer Goods on the Mental Health of Society” His paper “Iqbal’s Idealist Critique of Hawking’s Materialist Concept of Time” was published in Iqbal Review, April 2008 issue; and “Incoherences in Konrad Lorenz’s Concept of Aggression” in PBR. Currently, he is involved in research in the area of the philosophy of globalization.

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Ejaz Wasay

Ejaz Wasay

Head of Media Studies Department and Senior Fellow, Marketing Department

He has over 37 years of industry experience in the fields of Marketing, Corporate Communications and Advertising. He has worked with several leading local companies and MNCs including United Bank Ltd. (UBL), Orient McCann-Erickson, Unilever, Glaxo, Philips and Gillette, and held senior level positions. With Gillette over 10 years, from 1984 to 1994, he worked in Pakistan, Brazil and the Middle East, and was last based in Dubai – UAE as Marketing Manager Middle East. He has been a visiting faculty at IoBM since 2005 and joined as Sr. Fellow Marketing on January 1, 2011. Ejaz Wasay has been Council Member, Marketing Association of Pakistan (MAP) for several years, and its President in 2005.

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Dr. Erum Hafeez Aslam

Dr. Erum Hafeez Aslam

Assistant Professor, Media Studies Department

Dr Erum Hafeez Aslam has a lifelong interest in professional writing, academic research, teaching and media studies. She has been working with the leading educational institutions and media organizations in Pakistan in the last two decades. In this capacity, she has been closely in touch with socio-cultural especially development and youth issues as an academician and a media professional.

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Sabeen Jamil

Sabeen Jamil

Lecturer, Media Studies Department

She holds an M.A in Mass Communication from University of Karachi and is pursuing MBA in Advertising and Media Management from IoBM. She has worked as a journalist at a leading English language newspaper and has been contributing for leading newspapers and magazines including The News, Dawn, Express Tribune and Newsline for three years now. She has been associated with a private university as a faculty before she joined IoBM in September 2011.

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